Trade

We facilitate international trade and investment through standards and conformance, mutual recognition and fair trade agreements, and anti-dumping measures.

Facilitating trade

We grow Australia's industries through trade by:

  • standards and conformance infrastructure based on trade measurement, standards and accrediting bodies
  • free trade and mutual recognition agreements
  • regulating trade measurement.

Negotiating and implementing free trade agreements

We negotiate and implement free trade agreements (FTAs) and work with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to to develop, negotiate and implement Australia’s trade policy agenda.

Australia's standards and conformance infrastructure

Australia’s standards and conformance infrastructure provides businesses and consumers with confidence in the goods and services they are developing or using.

Reducing barriers to trade

We facilitate trade through a robust standards and conformance infrastructure and mutual recognition agreements.

Trade measurement

Trade measurement laws apply to all retail and wholesale transactions where measurement determines price.

Anti-dumping and countervailing system

We investigate claims that dumped and subsidised imports have injured Australian industry.

Anti-Dumping Commission

The Anti-Dumping Commission helps Australian industry by managing Australia’s anti-dumping and countervailing system.

Anti-Dumping Review Panel

The Anti-Dumping Review Panel reviews, upon application, certain decisions made by the minister or by the commissioner of the Anti-Dumping Commission.

Building supply chain resilience

Exporting resources

Applying to export rough diamonds  

If you intend to export rough diamonds, you must obtain a Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) as proof the diamonds are from legitimate sources.

Applying to export uranium and controlled ores  

How to apply for permission to export uranium oxide concentrate or uranium ore concentrate, controlled ores, and other nuclear materials.

Latest news

New report shows Australia can meet Asian gas demand

The Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Commodity Report encourages expanded trade and investment in Australia’s LNG sector.
Anti-Dumping Commission

Dumping and Subsidy Manual Update 2021: have your say

The Anti-Dumping Commission is seeking feedback on its update to the Dumping and Subidy Manual. Consultation closes on 10 August 2021.

Preparing for the end of the Brexit transition period

At 11pm GMT 31 January 2020 (10am AEDT 1 February), the United Kingdom (UK) formally ceased to be a member state of the European Union (EU)